Closer Look: Gospel Music’s Evolution; And More

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Thursday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Jennifer Sarett with Emory’s Center for the Study of Human Health discusses appropriate language to use when talking about autism;
  • 12:59: Elly Yu reports on Georgia’s rate of lethal injections;
  • 15:02: Retired WCLK DJ Greg Lockett and gospel singer Geoffrey Golden discuss the evolution of gospel music;
  • 29:31: Candace Wheeler reports on the death of Merle Haggard, a teacher pay raise in North Carolina, a video of a police officer at a Texas middle school, Janet Jackson’s tour postponement and a very expensive chair in today’s “Trending” segment;
  • 35:02: Dr. Samuel Fernandez-Carriba of the Department of Pediatrics at Emory and Chris Gunter, associate professor with the Division of Autism and Related Disorders at Emory, discuss autism identification within minority communities;
  • 51:29: Dr. Ford Vox talks about new findings related to heartburn medication and dementia in this week’s “Medical Minute”;
  • 55:45: Matt Lampert, director of the Socionomics Institute, explains what exactly socio-economics means.